What to expect at the 2016 American Farm Bureau Annual Convention and IDEAg trade show – and when you can begin registration. Farm Bureau Convention The 2016 convention keynote speaker will be Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank. If anyone’s watched Shark Tank, they know her story. How she started out as a D student, probably worked 20 jobs between high …
A fairly new bug to California is causing some concerns with fruit and vegetable producers as it spreads across the state.
A portion of Santa Clara County has been placed under quarantine for the Oriental fruit fly following the detection of six flies in and around the city of Cupertino.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has declared Aug. 2 through 8, 2015, as “National Farmers Market Week.” The declaration was made official by proclamation signed by Secretary Vilsack.
Research at a recent seminar showed organic and conventional growers the benefits of rotating treatments and having a true integrated pest management system.
Some nitrogen management training and certification will become available for growers in the fall.
The USDA, NASS, Pacific Regional Office today released the crop production report for July. The latest survey, which was conducted during the last week of June and the first week of July, includes the following commodities:
The United States and Switzerland announced today that beginning July 10, 2015, organic products certified in the United States or Switzerland may be sold as organic in either country.